Category Archives: support

Congratulations to the Youth Commission on Alcohol for their report on alcohol culture in Scotland

Hi blog readers, Just been reading the Youth Commission on Alcohol report. Wow! It’s great! The young people involved have spent a year doing research about Scotland’s relationship to alcohol. They have talked to doctors, politicians from all over Europe, … Continue reading

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Missed out on school? Young people in Falkirk tell Enquire what helps

Enquire visited Camelon in Falkirk to meet some of the pupils in the Interrupted Learners Group. The people in the group have been unable to go to school because of mental health and medical reasons. The group gives them a chance to learn new things and make friends with other young people going through similar experiences. Continue reading

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Interview with Keith Gray, winner of Royal Mail Scottish Children’s Book Awards

Enquire interview with Keith Gray, the author whose book Ostrich Boys won the Royal Mail Scottish Children’s Book Awards in 2010. The book looks at how a group of teenagers deal with the death of one of their mates.
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The one in which Enquire enjoys festive cheer with the LGBT Youth Council

Enquire interview with the LGBT National Youth Council, about issues at school for LGBT young people, and what helps. Continue reading

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Being bullied? Check out this You Tube film

Dear blog readers How are you? Starting to get in the festive spirit? This week I watched this awesome film about bullying. It was made by pupils at John Ogilvie High School and it was one of the winners of … Continue reading

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Alcohol culture in Scotland… let’s get it sorted

Peer pressure, stress at school, isolation … these were just some of the issues about alcohol that came up in Enquire’s interview with Siobhan, one of the young people on the Youth Commission on Alcohol. Continue reading

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Calling all school leavers!

Hello dear blog readers, how are you? Enjoying the summer holidays? Some of you will be starting your final year of school at the end of August. How are you feeling? Excited? Nervous? Not sure what to do next? Check … Continue reading

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Stressed out?

Last week I went to an event about supporting young people’s mental health. People sometimes say silly things about mental health. Maybe they don’t really understand what it means. But the truth is that all of us have days when … Continue reading

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‘About us’ – a new video in British Sign Language

As a contribution to Deaf Awareness Week from the 4 – 10 May 2009, I’ve uploaded a new video in BSL (British Sign Language) to our website. The video is 7 minutes long and it describes what we do in … Continue reading

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Being off sick can make it hard to keep up with school and friends

Hello blog readers, how are you? How’s the new school term going?  I found a cool new website called YouthHealthTalk. Check it out! There are videos and photo diaries by young people talking about their real-life stories of illness and depression.  … Continue reading

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